A sam­pling of fine arts on tele­vi­sion the week of Oct. 25-31

The Washington Post Sunday - - THIS WEEK - --- Lau­ren McEwen

SUN­DAY, OCT. 25 WHUT, 10-11 p.m.

Coun­try singer Tim McGraw per­forms “Two Lanes of Free­dom,” “One of Those Nights” and more in the sea­son pre­miere of “Live From the Artists Den.”

WHUT, 11 p.m.-mid­night

“Chuck Wagon Gang: Amer­ica’s Gospel

Singers — The Legacy Lives On” pro­files the South­ern gospel group, fea­tur­ing old record­ings, rare pho­tos, live per­for­mances and per­sonal ac­counts.

MON­DAY, OCT. 26 HBO, 9-10:30 p.m.

The doc­u­men­tary “How to Dance in Ohio” fo­cuses on a 12-week dance course that pre­pares a group of autis­tic young peo­ple for their spring for­mal.

WHUT, 9:30-10 p.m.

Danny Ru­bin, co-writer of the com­edy clas­sic “Ground­hog Day,” re­counts the mak­ing of the film on “On Story.”


WHUT, 8-9 p.m.

“Ex­treme by De­sign” fol­lows a group of stu­dents at Stan­ford Univer­sity’s In­sti­tute of De­sign as they work to cre­ate prod­ucts to help poverty-stricken com­mu­ni­ties in de­vel­op­ing na­tions.

WETA, 9-10 p.m.

“Se­crets of the Dead” ex­plores the vam­pire myth in its Sea­son 15 opener, fea­tur­ing an in­ter­view with “Drac­ula” author Bram Stoker’s great-grand­nephew Dacre Stoker.

THURS­DAY, OCT. 29 MPT, 8:30-9 p.m.

“Art­works” fo­cuses on sculp­ture, fea­tur­ing seg­ments with sculp­tural mu­si­cian Michael Bashaw, Bal­ti­more me­tal sculp­tor Chris Bath­gate and bronze sculp­tor Gary Weisman.

FRI­DAY, OCT. 30 WETA, 9-11 p.m.

“Live From Lin­coln Cen­ter” fea­tures com­poser Danny Elfman’s scores for Tim Bur­ton’s films. Elfman, who will at­tend the per­for­mance, has com­posed mu­sic for sev­eral of the di­rec­tor’s films, in­clud­ing “The Night­mare Be­fore Christ­mas,” “Beetle­juice” and “Ed­ward Scis­sorhands.”


WHUT, 8-9 p.m.

The 30th an­nual “Ima­gen Awards” honor pos­i­tive por­tray­als of Lati­nos in me­dia.

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